This is an opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Supervisor to impact production in our Burlington manufacturing facility, supporting top industry brands like ClydeUnion Pumps, a world leader in pump technology. As Manufacturing Supervisor, you will work in a unionized environment and interact heavily with the Engineering, Quality and Materials functions to enable effective order execution and meet customer requirements. You will be responsible for leading all processes associated with the execution of machining, assembly, hydrotest, balance, paint and performance test sections, and for ensuring that plant-produced pumps and other products and services are delivered in a safe and efficient manner. Additionally, you will lead continuous improvement in productivity, quality and execution to meet plant profitability goals and employee and customer satisfaction.
At SPX Flow, we offer a welcoming atmosphere, visibility, and opportunities to learn and expand your skills, along with competitive compensation and benefits. We value and appreciate our employees and applaud their contributions. Success in this role could set you up to take on additional responsibilities and/or pursue advancement opportunities in our global organization. Relocation assistance may be available for the ideal candidate.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As Manufacturing Supervisor, you will be responsible for:
- Ensuring a safe work environment
- Monitoring compliance of legislative and plant regulations
- Ensuring any non-conformances are corrected
- Order Execution
- Shipping product at expected costs, required quality levels, and on time, to meet customer requirement dates and plant financial targets
- Ensuring all products undergo, and successfully pass the required testing criteria as specified by the customer or as part of plant or API procedures or requirements
- Training and Development
- Continually growing and developing a skilled production workforce through leadership, training and cross-training opportunities
- Leveraging strong communication, training and development to keep the team well informed
- Continuous Improvement Processes
- Identifying, participating in and ensuring completion of initiatives to improve safety, eliminate waste and support Burlington cost reduction requirements
- Working with appropriate functions to identify, corrective and improve product quality issues by being an active participant in the NCR process, ensuring compliance to all Quality standards and customer requirements
You will work in our Burlington, Ontario plant and, after training, cover our second shift from 2:30 PM to 11:30 PM. Generally, you will work Monday through Friday, but you will need the flexibility to work a Saturday (7 AM to midday) or other variable shift as business demands. Even when working an alternate shift, you will enjoy work/life balance as this position is not eligible for overtime under terms of the Ontario Employment Standards Act.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Knowledge of:
- Machining processes
- Assembly methods
- Welding technology
- Pump test protocols
- 5S knowledge and experience to work on key initiatives
- Process minded and logical thinker
- Ability to deal with pressure, and effectively deliver to targets
- Strong change management skills
- Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organization and prioritization skills
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on business requirements
- Ability to travel approximately 5%
Preferred, but not required:
- Union / CNC experience
- Knowledge of welding pressure
- Exposure to ISO Quality Systems
- Knowledge of the API (American Petroleum Institute) trade association
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- 5+ years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally delivering low-volume, highly engineered products; pump manufacturing experience preferred
- Technical education and/or equivalent experience
- Strong safety experience with Ontario Ministry Labor Government / JHSC certification
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Manufacturing floor conditions are in line with SPX Flow EHS regulations and country legislative safety requirements with regards to safe walkways, shelving and general working areas. Due to the nature of the stores environment, temperatures can range depending on seasonal conditions. An air-conditioned office is available within the warehouse to reduce discomfort. Cleanliness is of paramount importance to SPX Flow however from time to time, dust and general packing materials may accumulate. Noise can often be at levels that require hearing protection due to vehicle movements and general day to day activities in the nearby workshop. All personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided for by the company.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SPX FLOW VALUES
SPX Flow employees are expected to behave in accordance with our company values:
- Think all customer, all the time
- Embrace teamwork with no borders
- Be obsessed with being the best
- Own your actions
- Ask the hard questions
- Do the right thing, always!
- Appreciate the moment
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.